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Education

Getting the right school or college for your child or young person is a big deal for any family; and with autism, the stakes can feel even higher. We believe passionately that every child has the absolute right to quality education. You will find information here as well as links to other organisations.  

Education

Getting the right school or college for your child or young person is a big deal for any family; and with autism, the stakes can feel even higher. We believe passionately that every child has the absolute right to quality education. You will find information here as well as links to other organisations.  

Statements and Education, Health and Care Plans
Understanding the paperwork, how to apply for an EHCP, and what the process involves.

Choosing a school
Judging a school from the outside and knowing what it’s like to actually be part of it are two different things, and it can be bewildering trying to sort out the choices.

10 tips for finding the right secondary school for your child with autism
Here are my top tips for secondary transfer based on my experiences as a mum to three children with autism.

Changes in the law
If your child has a Statement, you should have heard that the government has recently started changing Statements to EHCPs. What does this mean for you?

Getting support at school when your child doesn’t have an EHCP
Some children and young people with autism don't have a Statement or EHCP. This section explains how you can still get support.

Bullying
How to watch out for signs of bullying in your child with autism and what you can do about it.

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